High School Sports

Laster sparks JM win

WINDHAM - Noah Laster was Mr. Everything for Jackson-Milton Friday night in the Blue Jays' 50-29 road win over Windham.Laster rushed for 162 yards on eight carries, including touchdown runs of 62 and 87, caught five passes for 91 yards, including a 49-yard scoring pass, and returned a kickoff ...

Niles knocks off Struthers in WhiteTier

STRUTHERS - Niles' Tyler Srbinovich scored on a 1-yard run midway through the fourth quarter, and Struthers missed a field goal with 16 seconds remaining as the Red Dragons held for a 21-20 comeback victory Friday night in an All-American Conference White Tier game.Struthers (2-1) held a 20-6 ...

WGH faces tough trip to Massillon

One of the state's most storied high school football rivalries will be renewed tonight when Warren G. Harding travels to Massillon to take on the Tigers (7:30 kickoff).The rivalry, which dates back to 1921, has been dominated by the Tigers, who lead 52-24-3 all-time.For Raider coach Steve ...

League rivalry

HUBBARD - Lakeview started off Thursday's match at Hubbard with a surge of momentum in the first two games, asserting its power. The Bulldogs kept their All-American Conference, Red Tier record unblemished with a 3-1 victory over the host Eagles.Lakeview dominated the first game 25-12, but ...

Teaching a big part of Harding program

JEFFERSON - After four years away from the bench, Harding volleyball coach Stephanie Shimko has returned to the Raiders. Her job is a much different one than when she stepped away from the team, as she is now not only building a program, she is mentoring a pair of young coaches.Shimko is ...

Tigers out for redemption

SOUTHINGTON - After falling short in the district championship match a year ago, the Newton Falls volleyball team came into 2016 with a goal of getting beyond that point.Instead of resting on what they accomplished a season ago, the Tigers remind themselves regularly that comfort is the enemy ...

Brookfield wins

Coach Larry Smoot moved his freshman Justin Atkinson up to the No. 2 slot from his position as the No. 3 man for the Brookfield boys golf team.It proved to be a great adjustment by the Brookfield coach, who saw Atkinson shoot 73 - one behind medalist Jared Wilson of Columbiana.Brookfield's team ...

Mathews gets past Bristol volleyball in five

VIENNA - A year after playing all of their games on the road, the Mathews Mustangs volleyball team is off to a 5-1 start to the 2016 season.Mathews was taken to five sets by Bristol on Tuesday night, but the Mustangs ultimately prevailed in the final set, 15-10."These girls are resilient," ...

Lakeview holds off Hubbard

CORTLAND - In the five matches leading into the Lakeview boys soccer team's date with Hubbard on Tuesday night, the Bulldogs hadn't allowed a goal or been behind. They faced that adversity well and battled for a 2-1 victory over the Eagles at Don Richards Memorial Stadium."That, tonight, was ...

Howland girls running with new coach

EAST PALESTINE - Robin Kapalko needed a change of scenery.The 1988 Howland High School graduate has a passion for distance running. She loves sharing that with younger runners, the same way she's done for the past eight seasons as the Howland Middle School coach.She started with 15 runners her ...

Week 2 Game Photos

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Wallace on mission in cross country

McDONALD - Kenny Wallace harnesses his past pain and suffering, exuding emotions that drive the Mathews High School senior through a 3.1-mile race.His face puts on full display the pain he endures as his running shoes glide over the grassy course, pulling up the occasional clump of turf in his ...

Tribune seeks football statistics

The Tribune Chronicle will begin running high school football statistical leaders in Friday's edition.Coaches and-or statisticians should send in updated statistics for their schools each week by 6 p.m. Tuesday.Statistics can be emailed to sports@tribtoday.com or can be faxed to 330-841-1717.

Tribune seeks football statistics

The Tribune Chronicle will begin running high school football statistical leaders in Friday's edition.Coaches and-or statisticians should send in updated statistics for their schools each week by 6 p.m. Tuesday.Statistics can be emailed to sports@tribtoday.com or can be faxed to 330-841-1717.

Browns trade Gilbert, release Gabriel

CLEVELAND - The Browns continued their methodical housecleaning by sweeping out another first-round pick.Cornerback Justin Gilbert, who never lived up to being the No. 8 overall pick in 2014, was traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday for a sixth-round draft pick in 2018 and Cleveland ...

Getting defensive

LEAVITTSBURG - After hearing what his defense had done to the LaBrae offense on Friday night, John F. Kennedy football coach Jeff Bayuk had the statistics repeated to his defensive coordinator. Once Dominic Prologo learned the news that his Eagles had held the Vikings to less than 50 yards of ...

Raiders roll

WARREN - Steve Arnold had this game circled at the beginning of the year.He saw what Cleveland Heights did against St. Edward, the defending Division I state champion.The Tigers football team went nose-to-nose with them during last season's playoffs, which Arnold, the Warren G. Harding football ...

Poland rallies to shock Niles

NILES - It was a tale of two halves in Poland's 26-23 victory over Niles, at Bo Rein Memorial Stadium Friday night.The Red Dragons outgained Poland 327-85 in total yards in the first half, only for the Bulldogs to turn around and outgain Niles 221-121 in the second half."I think our offensive ...

Late score lifts Leopards over Lakeview

LIBERTY - A 14-yard touchdown run by Dra Rushton with 5:15 remaining in the game put Liberty back in front to stay and Rushton's two-point conversion set the final score in the Leopards' 28-21 win Friday night over Lakeview.The play of Liberty's offensive line was vital in that final quarter, ...

Flashes win in final seconds

Tribune ChronicleCONNEAUT - Brandon Allen connected with Calib Davis from 6 yards out with 13 seconds remaining in the game to give Champion a 20-14 road win over the Spartans (0-2).Allen passed for 150 yards on 13 completions in 31 attempts. He also ran for a 5-yard touchdown in the first ...